WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY

August 10th, 2018 | by CollegeAD
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY
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Police have arrested a Wake Forest University assistant basketball coach following a deadly punch on the streets of New York. Jamill Jones, 35, an assistant for the Demon Deacons, turned himself in to police Thursday afternoon. He’s charged with third-degree assault but those charges will likely be upgraded. Police said he punched out 35-year-old Sandor Szabo of Boca Raton, Florida last weekend about 1:15 a.m. on 29th Street in Long Island City. Szabo, who was once a Raleigh resident, was in New York City for a wedding and was apparently knocking on a car window because he thought it was his Uber. Police said Jones got out and punched Szabo. He fell to the ground, hit his head and later died. A person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press that Szabo may have been drunkenly banging on car windows before Jones allegedly confronted him. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to speak publicly. The Wake Forest athletics office told ABC that “we have just been made aware of this matter and we are gathering information. We will make a further statement after we learn more about the matter.” Jones, of Kernersville, was arraigned Thursday evening and was released on his own recognizance. Jones was ordered to return to court on October 2. -Joel Brown, ABC 11, Read More

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